Month: September 2012

Show review: David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Orpheum Theatre – 9/23

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and St. Vincent mastermind Annie Clark recently teamed up for a record as well as a tour. They made their way to Boston’s Orpheum on Sunday night.

Show review: Callers and Wye Oak at Brighton Music Hall – 9/19

Recurrent tour-mates Callers and Wye Oak showcased different but complementary sounds running the gamut from jazz to shoegaze at Brighton Music Hall last Wednesday.

Show review: The Jesus and Mary Chain at Paradise Rock Club – 9/11

The Jesus and Mary Chain, notoriously short-tempered Scottish noise-pop pioneers, are in the midst of a reunion tour which brought them to the Paradise for two consecutive nights earlier this month. The Vandelles and The Psychic Paramount opened.

Show review: Why? at Middle East Downstairs

I wrote about and took some photos of everyone’s favorite hip-hop/indie rock crossover crew Why? when they played the Middle East last week. Check it out over at Allston Pudding.

Show review: Bob Mould at Paradise Rock Club – 9/10

Former Hüsker Dü member and Sugar frontman Bob Mould stopped by the Paradise last Monday for a sold out show featuring songs new and old, as well as an opening set from Cymbals Eat Guitars.

Show review: Sunn O))) at Coolidge Corner Theatre – 9/4

Drone-doom legends/fog enthusiasts Sunn O))) returned to Boston on Tuesday night for the first time in six years, and brought their Earth-rattling wall of amplifiers with them. Southern Lord label-mates Dead in the Dirt opened.